Fall Sustainability Speaker Series at UMM

MACHIAS, ME – The Green Council at the University of Maine at Machias has announced a fall speaker series that will feature local experts presenting on various topics surrounding sustainability and the environment.

  • Thursday, October 15William Otto, Associate Professor of Chemistry at UMM, will present the results of UMM’s recent greenhouse gas inventory.
  • Thursday, November 5Henry Chausse, Director of the Machias Bay Area Transfer Station, will discuss area waste management and new recycling initiatives.
  • Thursday, December 3Chad Everett will present on home energy audits and how community members can make their homes more energy efficient.

UMM’s Green Council is a student organization whose mission is to promote, encourage, and educate on issues concerning environmentalism and sustainability on the UMM campus and within the community.

All presentations will take place at 5:00 p.m. in the Faculty Dining Room of Kilburn Commons. Audience members are welcome to purchase dinner at the dining commons at a reduced price. For more information, contact Green Council advisor Meghan Duff at (207) 255-1227.

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